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comes. [cheering and applauding] >> hello, everyone. so, for years the portola and it's the portola, foster recognition. and, dan, things started happening. one of the things that gave attention to our neighborhood is when we decided we were going to have a new branch library. ruth wallace came up with the idea of a garden tour and a lot of us thought, a garden tour? our neighborhood? who is going to come? well, we had every -- we've done it for six years. every year we've grown incrementally. after the first two years of raising money for the library -- there's our new library -- we then it was such a great community builder that we recently decided to keep wanting to volunteering and do it. we established a scholarship at city college for the horticultural department. and we have just gone gangbusters. we get good press and we get to see everybody's neighbor -- all our neighbors' gardens. because of the way san francisco s you get to be veuyer because usually you have to go through their garage or their house to see the gardens. and ruth gets known through the neighborhood because
with many of the residents of the portola and got corrected many times how to pronounce that name. so, i am also a resident of silver terrace. it's been such a pleasure to work with everyone in the committee including both of the supervisors that have been part of the district. (applause) >> supervisor campos and supervisor malia cohen. i'm not going to speak too much because i know the nominater took not only is she a part of this community, but she has taken the time to really outline all the achievements of the community. but i will say on behalf of my boss, amy cohen, the portola never had a drop down on the yelp. it never had a drop down on the cdbg grant application process. and they used to have t-shirts that said best little neighborhood you never knew. so, i'm going to bring up lindy lynetsky from dpw. (applause) >> we stole all her lines already. >> yeah, stole all my lines. you just stole another. all right. tonight is called the portola sweep, right? [cheering and applauding] >> i know there are several people here tonight who nominated the portola as the come back neighborhood
that i'm very proud as the district 9 supervisor, that includes the portola, because so many of the awards are going to that amazing neighborhood, the portola. [cheering and applauding] >> i think the award here is the come back neighborhood. i'm so proud. anyway, let me talk about the following and i'll turn it over to ruth. this is our youth neighborhood leader award to jack ollenger. i don't know if jack can please stand and come up. let me tell you a little about jack. [cheering and applauding] >> jack ollenger, he is 12 years old. he's been a tremendous help to the portola garden tour. he has for quite sometime been helping to raise money for the scholarship program at ccsf. young jack ollenger has been in charge of the ralph at the end of the portola garden tour for at least two years now. the first year he was instrumental in that effort and sold many tickets and was able to raise $495. (applause) >> yes, absolutely. and he is so impressive, he decided that he was going to do even more. so, he decided that in 2012 he would top his prior achievement and he actually rais
wonderful? and i just have got to give a special shout out. you knew i grew up in the portola for those that don't know. [cheering and applauding] >> right there at the intersection of silly man and colby, my parents still live there. that's where it started for me. but tonight is a night that we have abopportunity * to up lift and support and say thank you to all the people that certainly provide me support and provide me the motivation to get up and come to work every single day. this is an opportunity to thank and praise the people that call me stop, that e-mail me, find me on facebook, send me a twitter and pick, found me on next door. i tell you, this is your day. put your hands together. hang in there, we're almost done. but this is the day that we get to celebrate -- (applause) >> i'm calling it the nen-ers. you know what's interesting? i've been around city hall long enough to watch the nen awards grow and mature into what it is today. so, i also want to give a special shout out to daniel homesy who is the originator of this. thank you, daniel. (applause) >> also i w
with commissioner sugaya against. all right. commissioners you are item 16 for 1325 portola drive request for discretionary review. that is abbreviated discretionary review. >> good afternoon planning commission. i am [inaudible] southwest team leader. this property has been issued a building permit currently under construction and it was taken away because there was a misrepresentation --. what occurred the original notice didn't correctly represent the height of the overall residents at this area. this is a new construction project. discretionary review had did been filed on the original notification. because of this discrepancy a suspension of the new permit was filed and a corrected 311 notice was sent out to accurately document the subject property and the adjacent property height relationship. the subject property at portolla drive and the adjacent property next door is 1337 portolla avenue and the plan for the height as approved plan and the current plan are still code compliant. essentially there was a misrepresentation and showing to be equal height to this when in actuali
district 9. as you indicated, it includes bernal heights, and it also includes the portola. it is such a rich district. getting to know people of the district through the campaign, doing the job of a supervisor has been the most rewarding super rigid experience. -- the most rewarding experience. it is amazing how the people are. it has been a great experience. i do not know that i fully understood the richness of this district until i was actually talking to so many people on the campaign trail. now as a supervisor i see it every day. i see that. and there are challenges in these tough economic times. but i also see so much potential, so many amazing people, and we in city government have an opportunity to address so many problems and make so many things better. the campaign was a learning experience on so many levels. beyond that, i think you've learned something about yourself when you are putting yourself out there through the political process. i was very lucky that i had that opportunity because where i come from something as basic as free, democratic elections, that i
800 de la calle portola road en el poblado de portola valley. ---varios agentes del alguacil del condado de san mateo salieron a buscar al puma pero no lo encontraron. ---se recomienda tener mucha precaucion sobre todo a las personas que realizan "senderismo", corren o salen a caminar en las tardes o en las ma√Ďanas en la zona donde se vio al animal. blanca ---el gobernador jerry brown firmo una orden ejecutiva que pone de forma inmediata, fin a la emergencia presidiaria causada por la sobrepoblacion en los centros penitenciarios del estado. take vo ---el mandatario estatal, ademas, anuncio una accion legal para terminar con la intervencion federal en las carceles de california. ---desde 2006 el gobierno federal ha estado supervisando las carceles a raiz de orden judicial que determino que el hacinamiento representaba una amenaza para los reos y ordeno la reduccion de la poblacion en 34 mil prisioneros para llegar a un total de 110 mil en todo el sistema. topvo blanca ---precisamente durante la rueda de prensa ofrecida hoy, el gobernador jerry brown tambien hablo sobre su tratami
the night george when the mayoral election and we rode up portola and my father extended his arms out as if he owned this town, this town he loved with the fierce heart of his. or stopping at lorenzo's at the end of the columbus day parade for a drink. i'm going to start this kind of memorial next year on george's birthday. and by then, all of the moscone children will have looked past all of george's too brief life and see him as he was, as shakev supervisor aioto-pier's hamlet saw his father, as a man taken for all and all. but unlike hamlet, i shall see the likes of him again. i'll see him everywhere, in every moment i hear willie brown speak. that was beautiful, willie, what you said. and the stories that my friend barbara tells of she and husband dick leaving the life of luxury in cleveland to run muni for dad. or of the dmv when a woman behind the counter looks twice at the name of my driver's license and looks up and tells me of the day she met george on the street or worked on george's campaign. or about the time in her life in our city's life when things seemed more touchable
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